'''Erik Sjöqvist''' (15 July 1903 – 16 July 1975) was the director of Swedish Cyprus Expedition
and director of Swedish Institute at Rome
, Italy and professor of classical archaeology at Princeton University
Sjöqvist joined the Princeton faculty in 1951.
His arrival at Princeton was heralded by the Princeton administration as a ripe opportunity for a revival of interest in Classical studies.
Prior to coming to Princeton, Sjöqvist had conducted archaeological fieldwork in Cyprus.
Sjöqvist was responsible for the inception of the Princeton excavations at Morgantina
, in 1955 together with Richard Stillwell
He was married to Gurli Sjöqvist. Sjöqvist also served as adviser to the Swedish Crown Prince, and later King, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden|Gustaf VI Adolf